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Image for Beauty of Spiritual Awakening

Beauty of Spiritual Awakening

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Fukuoka Art Museum: 2002

Seller ID: 098936


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. It introduces 99 artworks of paintings and sculptures that remain in Soto-Sect Zen Buddhist temples in Yamaguchi and Kyushu. It comprehensively defines the superb Zen culture that expanded in these areas in the Kamakura period (1192-1333). 176 pages. Text in Japanese. Captions to photos in Japanese and English. View more info

Mario Botta: Watari-Um Project in Tokyo 1985-1990

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Watari Museum of Contemporary Art: 1990

Seller ID: 099237


Slightly scuffed cover. Small corner of front endpaper cut out. View more info

Nihon Chokoku No Kindai: Modern Age in Japanese Sculpture from Its Beginnings through the 1960s

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Japan, Tankosha Publishing Co., Ltd.: 2007

Seller ID: 119820


A clean, unmarked copy in excellent condition. Text in Japanese. Many color photos. View more info

Image for Japan Today and Tomorrow (Number 2, 1928)

Japan Today and Tomorrow (Number 2, 1928)

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Japan, Osaka Mainichi Publishing Co: 1928

Seller ID: 139216


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Large format periodical re-bound by library into a sturdy hardback with three quarters cloth cover and decorative paper boards. 10 3/8"w x 15"h. 176 pages. Newsprint text pages are fragile, age-toned and yellowing, but nine beautiful full-page color plates are printed on heavy white paper and are still in great condition. Color plates have tissue paper overlays, some with printing and one that is torn. Tex... View more info

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Children Represented in Ukiyo-e: Japanese Children in the 18th-19th Centuries

By: N/A

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Japan, The Japan Foundation / Kumon Institute of Education: 1998

Seller ID: 139800


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 113 pages. 8 1/4"w x 11 5/8"h. Exhibition catalog for a show that appeared in Russia, England, France, and Germany. The ukiyo-e prints of the Edo period represented here includes portraits of mother and chld, depecitions of customs and games, children's prints, and omacha-e. View more info

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Traditions in Japanese Design: Volume I Kacho: Bird and Flower Motifs

By: Arakawa, Hirokazu, et al

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Kodansha International: 1967

Seller ID: 128913


"Whether in architecture, interior decoration, pottery, metalwork, textiles or gardens, the design concepts of Japan's artists and craftsmen have exerted a profound influence on form and ornamentation around the world." Back cover is impacted at corners, causing a visible though slight bend, not affecting page block more than a little tweak at extreme lower corner of the last 80 pages. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind.... View more info

Image for Recreating Japanese Women, 1600-1945

Recreating Japanese Women, 1600-1945

By: Bernstein, Gail Lee

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1991

Seller ID: 134913


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 340 pages. View more info

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Bugaku Masks

By: Bethe, Monica; Nishikawa, Kyotaro

Price: $34.00

Publisher: N Y., Kodansha Amer Inc: 1978

Seller ID: 108273


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Previous owner's inscription inside. Price-clipped dust jacket. 194 pages; many illustrations. View more info

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Japanese Colour Prints

By: Binyon, Laurence; J.J.O. Sexton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Robert G.Sawers Publishing: 1978

Seller ID: 140855


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Previous owner's inscription. A detailed history of the Japanese print, arranged by period. 5"w x 7"h. 230 pages of text, followed by 48 b&w illustrations. View more info

Image for Japanese Colour Prints from Harunobu to Utamaro

Japanese Colour Prints from Harunobu to Utamaro

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber:

Seller ID: 124121


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. 24 pages with large, tipped-in color plates. Paperback re-bound by library in green cloth boards with wear around edges. Slight water damage to top of cover of original paper cover (pictured in photo). View more info

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New Japanese Architecture

By: Bognar, Botond

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Rizzoli: 1990

Seller ID: 139490


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 224 pages. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. Many color and b&w photos. View more info

Looking for the Lost: Journeys Through a Vanishing Japan

By: Booth, Alan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A., Kodansha Amer Inc: 1995

Seller ID: 132014


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 387 pages. View more info

Wages of Guilt: Memories of War in Germany and Japan, The

By: Buruma, Ian

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Great Britain, Phoenix: 2002

Seller ID: 140103


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 330 pages. Yellowing pages. View more info

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Japanese Fortune Calendar

By: Chiba, Reiko

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Rutland, Vermont, Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1981

Seller ID: 141562


No dust jacket. Slightly soiled full red cloth boards. Tight Japanese-stab binding. Black and white illustrations. 29 pages. 4 1/2"w x 6 5/8"h. Explanations of each of the signs of the Japanese zodiac, faced with black and white drawings. The Japanese zodiac has a cycle of 12 years unlike people of the West who divide their zodiac in a cycle of 12 months. Each year of the cycle has its own particular animal symbol whose roots of meaning, origin, and influ... View more info

Impressions of Japanese Architecture and the Allied Arts

By: Cram, Ralph Adams

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Boston, Marshal Jones Co.: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 122636


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. 242 pages. Full green cloth boards. Black and white photos. View more info

Japanese Design

By: Daab Publishing

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Daab Pub: 2004

Seller ID: 124322


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 400 pages. Slight edge wear. Many color photos. View more info

Image for We Japanese: Being Descriptions of Many of the Customs, Manners, Ceremonies, Festivals, Arts and Crafts of the Japanese besides Numerous Other Subjects

We Japanese: Being Descriptions of Many of the Customs, Manners, Ceremonies, Festivals, Arts and Crafts of the Japanese besides Numerous Other Subjects

By: De Garis, Frederic

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Japan, Fujiya Hotel:

Seller ID: 129927


Japanese stab-binding in silk cloth-covered stiff silvery/gray decorative paper wraps.Title laid on front cover and spine of slipcase. Ex-library stamps inside, but no marks on cover. No date indicated - circa 1930's. In tattered ex-library marked blue slipcase, torn at top of spine, with bone closures. Printed on double pages of rice paper flecked with sparkly mica. Black and white illustrations with occasional spots of color. Corner of first blank page cut out. View more info

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Japanese Design

By: Dietz, David

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Koln, Germany, Taschen: 1994

Seller ID: 139197


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 176 pages. Large format: 8 7/8"w x 11 5/8"h. Many color photos. View more info

Image for Art of Japanese Paper: Masks, Lanterns, Kites, Dolls, Origami, The

Art of Japanese Paper: Masks, Lanterns, Kites, Dolls, Origami, The

By: Dominique Buisson

Price: $18.75

Publisher: Paris, Terrail: 1992

Seller ID: 141638


Book is in excellent condition; large format, 223 pages with 260 full color photos and prints throughout, often several per page, showing all aspects of Japanese paper making, historical and current and all the various things that are made with it. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. Chapters inclu... View more info

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Muro-Ji: Buddhist Temples in Japan

By: Domon, Ken (photographs)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Japan, Bijutsu Shuppan-sha: 1963

Seller ID: 107205


Oversize softcover with dust jacket. 10 1/4" x 14". Text in Japanese, with English sheet inserted which has a paragraph description and list of plates. 32 pages of black and white photos. Dust jacket has a 2" tear on the back and is covered by a transparent wax paper jacket of its own which has some small tears. Writing in Japanese on endpaper. View more info